By Nicole Trujillo-Pagán
What emerges is a floor breakingand damningaccount of how that probably humanitarian efforts have been used to oppress a subject matter inhabitants and retain colonial rule.
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According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDS), there are two main causes of iron deficiencies. First, people may not absorb adequate amounts of iron from food. The causes of poor iron absorption include both diet and parasitic infection. Second, iron deficiencies are also caused when people lose blood. One way of losing blood includes hookworm infection, which causes blood loss in relation to the number of worms an infected person carries. Hookworm 24 chapter one produce eggs that are evacuated by the individual (the host) through her/ his feces, which in late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century were typically deposited in open areas on the soil.
S. colonial administration. The meaning of anemia also changed and was reshaped in relation to a nationalist politics surrounding autonomy. Puerto Rico began the nineteenth century as a relatively isolated and neglected Spanish colony, but ended the century as a conflict-ridden island that had witnessed the dramatic growth of population and agriculture. These developments were shaped by three significant immigrant waves. In the late-eighteenth century, a small wave of migration came from the Canary Islands, the Dominican Republic and South American countries that were fighting for independence, particularly Venezuela.
In their struggle for autonomy, many liberal Puerto Rican elites treated the nation as diseased and anemia as a political cause. Elite physicians like Cayetano Coll y Toste blamed Spanish control for the peasants’ poor diet. 1 1 Taxes were based on income and “even day laborers were called upon to contribute with a third of their annual salaries” (Carrasquillo, 2006: 43). anemia and autonomy37 He claimed food prices forced rural laborers, the labriego, to consume rotten codfish (1914: 178–1799).
Modern Colonization by Medical Intervention by Nicole Trujillo-Pagán